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 sder1448
Joined: 3/2/2012
Msg: 1
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So I met this girl online and she has a few photos. She told me she just moved here from out of state and doesn't really know anyone. I talked to her for a bit, and she doesn't have a facebook or a cell phone? I'm a bit skeptical of her, but she hasn't asked me for money or anything fishy like that? I tried to set up a coffee date too, but she said she can't. Should I think her profile is fake??
 KeepinCool29
Joined: 7/20/2012
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Posted: 7/26/2012 11:26:25 PM
sounds to me like someone is trying to phish you. If you are not familiar with the term I suggest you look it up good sir :P
 sder1448
Joined: 3/2/2012
Msg: 3
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Posted: 7/26/2012 11:38:48 PM
By can't go on a date I meant I asked for one night. I haven't asked on another date. As far as phishing, should I be worried that this person has been able to get any of my personal information?
 onewayoranuther
Joined: 3/21/2011
Msg: 4
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Posted: 7/26/2012 11:46:51 PM
OP...lets go fishing..actually, just you

Here you are out on a boat on a sunny morning, the wind feels good and you have this great feeling the fish are gonna be biting....so you row on over to the side of the river that looks pretty good..all appearances say it is right...then you see what looks like the back of an alligator. Do you question yourself, stay awhile longer, poke your oar in that direction or do you row over to a spot that is less dangerous and you know there is just as many fish? I'm just saying....right now she/he/it is nothing but pics and words...move on when you feel the slightest bit uneasy.
 I-am-Rei
Joined: 9/11/2009
Msg: 5
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Posted: 7/26/2012 11:50:58 PM
How about this? Maybe she just doesn't like you?

 KeepinCool29
Joined: 7/20/2012
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Posted: 7/26/2012 11:52:24 PM
Probably, sounds very shady. What info could this person have?
 sder1448
Joined: 3/2/2012
Msg: 7
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Posted: 7/26/2012 11:55:19 PM
I haven't revealed any really personal information. It's not possible for whomever this is to hack in to my computer or something right?
 KeepinCool29
Joined: 7/20/2012
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Posted: 7/27/2012 12:00:06 AM
No, you should be fine. The only way a user could take control of your desktop is by either physically installing some type of remote desktop program on your computer or perhaps doing some type of port forwarding which would require the user to be on the same network as you. The other option would be to trick you into downloading or phishing your info to get access to your account via email, fake website (fake pof, facebook etc. site that would look identical to the real site only the user could extract your user info upon entry) Usually what phishers are after are things like your social, credit card info.....stuff to turn a profit. As long as you didn't give any of that info you may be fine.
 Blah_User_Name
Joined: 8/27/2011
Msg: 9
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Posted: 7/27/2012 3:01:41 AM
With all the uneasiness you are feeling, I'm guessing she's a very attractive woman for you to continue communication. Do an image search on her photo(s) and see if they pop up anywhere else. And learn to listen to your instincts. If you really want to keep talking to her, then make firm plans to meet in the next couple of days and then you can see for yourself.
 spot4username
Joined: 6/19/2007
Msg: 10
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Posted: 7/27/2012 4:51:15 AM
Oh, and you may want to do photo search of your own images...

Just so you know what information people can find out about you.


You mean how that one pic he has shows up on 3 separate Facebook accounts and 2 separate ok cupid accounts.?

It would seem we have another troll among us.
 SingleGuy4912
Joined: 7/25/2006
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Posted: 7/27/2012 8:01:36 AM

Should I think her profile is fake??

Go with the flow until you know one way or the other.
 Pingshooter
Joined: 3/15/2009
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Posted: 7/27/2012 8:20:14 AM
OP..yup, some red flags there.
Why waste your time with " it " ?
 laskoboo
Joined: 2/12/2010
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Posted: 7/27/2012 8:59:17 AM
if she will not meet you within a week or two, yes she is fake.

hold off all communication except when to meet. If she will not do that, forget it all.

reasons do not matter... its never real until you meet, cell phone or not.. facebook or not.
 AnnB72
Joined: 7/2/2012
Msg: 14
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Posted: 7/27/2012 10:51:32 AM
[If she can't meet you then does it really matter]



This.
If you really want to meet her, ask her again - but generally by three tries, the game is over.
 sder1448
Joined: 3/2/2012
Msg: 15
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Posted: 7/27/2012 3:44:06 PM
Spot4username

I dont know why my picture is showing up on 3 fb accounts. It shouldnt be. Where are you looking?
 BlacKONWhite00
Joined: 12/2/2012
Msg: 16
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Posted: 1/2/2013 5:03:12 PM
Could be a couple of teens (boys or girls) messing around with you
You know...bored and have nothing better to do

I think its a bogus profile
 mmmkayyy
Joined: 1/20/2013
Msg: 17
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Posted: 1/25/2013 11:42:50 AM
Def sounds sketchy.....no facebook, phone, and can't meet up. She sounds like she has something to hide :(
 activemelaney
Joined: 9/8/2012
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Posted: 1/25/2013 1:24:52 PM

You mean how that one pic he has shows up on 3 separate Facebook accounts and 2 separate ok cupid accounts.?
It would seem we have another troll among us.


Did this go over everyone's head?

When people say one can't find out much more theytare deluding themselves. One can google occupation in an area, type of dog in the area, etc. Reference first names with these, etc. I saw a show where a woman made a somewhat regular posting to a cooking forum and the expert identified her before the show was over using no special technical tools...just persistent googling.
 kgirl2305
Joined: 11/5/2012
Msg: 19
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Posted: 1/25/2013 3:52:08 PM
Not fake but she might be under age.
 ravenhair4u
Joined: 8/13/2011
Msg: 20
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Posted: 1/25/2013 5:36:46 PM
Everyone has a cell phone, & he said she can't even meet you for coffee, so why is she even on here? Move on, probably a fake profile anyways.
 Happy_gal2013
Joined: 12/30/2012
Msg: 21
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Posted: 1/25/2013 11:31:52 PM
Tyjay236, smart man. I'm using an iPad and unable to even do a image search off from google site. It's a very good idea if your interested in a person to check it out before wasting time on fake people.
 KeriLynn09
Joined: 6/17/2009
Msg: 22
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Posted: 1/26/2013 8:53:59 PM
If you feel like something isn't right then it probably isn't. I mean who knows she may have just moved into your area and is busy and hasn't had time to get a cell phone or maybe she finds giving her number out to strangers creepy because I'll tell people I don't have a phone especially if it's in the first message that they send me asking for it.
 vosche
Joined: 11/25/2012
Msg: 23
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Posted: 1/27/2013 9:56:36 AM
could be fake..or she could be busy..or married...or just here for ego boosts...who knows..
 434handyman
Joined: 1/21/2013
Msg: 24
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Posted: 1/27/2013 12:04:50 PM
Maybe she just isn't in to you. Maybe she is getting over someone. Maybe she is busted and living with inlaws, and last but not least, and I have actually run into this-she's probobly serving time! Yes- I am serious!!!
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